The Spectator


Seattle U’s Own Peter Parker Steps Up as Editor-in-Chief

June 5, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal, baseball and politics are a few of Alec Downing’s favorite things. With interests spanning from arts &...

Journalists Discuss Misconceptions of Domestic Violence

May 29, 2019

Domestic violence is among the darkest of clouds over American society. Its damage is both mental and physical, and it can affect...

Death of Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Sparks Controversy

October 18, 2018

One of the most spectacular aspects of the United States is its undeniable protection of the first amendment. This protection al...

The Editorial Board’s Opening Thoughts

The Spectator Editorial Board

October 10, 2018

As university students, we occupy the liminal space between influence and impression. In the classroom, we take in, and on campus, we give. We maneuver between a student, an employee, a boss, a student leader, an activist. Students on our campus undertake so much, but it is not unusual to feel, at times, that our labors do not invoke a reaction. If ...

Kim Wall and the Dangers Female Reporters Face

Tess Riski, Author

March 15, 2018

Last Thursday marked International Women’s Day, a global holiday established in 1910 during the International Conference of Working Women in Copenhagen. Coincidentally, on this very day, 108 years later—also in Copenhagen—began the murder trial for Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who was killed while on assignment last summer. As a young female ...


“Journalism So White”: Where Media Meets Diversity

November 2, 2016

On Tuesday Oct. 25, Seattle Town Hall was filled with a packed crowd of journalists, students and citizens alike. The alluring...

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